From the semi-arid landscapes of the legendary Kalahari Desert to the pristine waterways of the Okavango Delta, Botswana provides one of the most sought after African safari travel experiences. The Okavango Delta in Northern Botswana is a priceless natural heritage site renowned around the world for the diversity of the wildlife species and general beauty.
Despite this wealth of natural diversity, the country has remained in the background when it comes to the recognition of its heritage. In fact Botswana only has one site on the World Heritage Site list, and this is a little known place to the general public. This site is the sacred hills of Tsodilo in the north western region of the country.
The Tsodilo Hills are the sacred grounds of the first inhabitants of Botswana, the Bushmen people, and many have remarked on the spirituality of the place when they visit.
There are a number of places that have been submitted for proclamation as natural heritage sites but still awaiting clarification. These include: